Leona E Jolly

November 1883–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Leona E

When Leona E Jolly was born in November 1883, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James R Jolly, was 28 and her mother, Dica Jane "Dicy" Starnes, was 25. She married Samuel S Walls on 12 April 1910, in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 2, Meigs, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 2, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1920.

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Samuel S Walls
Leona E Jolly
Marriage: 12 April 1910

Spouse and Children

12 April 1910
Hamilton, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James R Jolly


    Dica Jane "Dicy" Starnes




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Age 3

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1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and French: nickname for someone of a cheerful or attractive disposition, from Middle English, Old French joli(f) ‘merry’, ‘happy’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Leonie E Jolly in household of James R Jolly, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leona Walls in household of Wm Gudeen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona Walls in household of Samuel S Walls, "United States Census, 1920"

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